Read-aloud books for bedtime battles

Reading out loud to youngsters at bedtime will build memories for a lifetime. Furthermore, selecting great books that will entice children, along with settling them down, will help them look forward to bed. This should help eliminate the struggles of getting them to go to bed. For older kids, reading great chapter book page-turners should do the trick (although they…

Best books to give

Gift giving can be difficult. But a perfect remedy could be BOOKS. Here are some beautiful, wonderful books that all ages can enjoy unless otherwise indicated. “Pop-Up” books are extraordinary books that contain surprises, information and joy. By opening these remarkable books you get to enjoy a three dimensional experience and feel as though you are in-between the book. Two…

A Red Barn Full of Books

Roller skates and a red barn have proven to be the perfect ingredients for an ingenuous new business venture in the Salt Lake valley. Brooke Burgee and Ben Bowen are co-owners of Red Barn Collections, a business that saves old books and gives them new life as unique and charming journals. The nascent business was founded by Brooke Burgee and…

Newton’s Book News

If You're a Robot and You Know It, by David A. Carter, is another winner from a favorite pop-up engineer. This delightful book is a tribute to the familiar song, "If You're Happy and You Know It" and can easily be sung to the tune but with lyrics about this musical robot. It begins, "If you're a robot and you…

Newton’s Book News

School is back in session and with it comes learning how to deal with new schedules, teachers and other classmates. Here is a list of wonderful new picture books that will help youngsters, ages 5 through 8, have a successful school year.

A Sort of Sisterhood

 When did it start and how?  The book club started in 1983 when we were encouraged to start special interest groups as young mothers. Several women are original members, some are newer. Sadly, not all are pictured.  How long have you been together?